Yearly Archives: 2020

Update 5/29/20

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After great deliberation it has been determined that prom will not be rescheduled. We appreciate and empathize with the many emotions tied to this decision and hope that you can appreciate the difficulty of this decision. Our ultimate goal is to keep everyone as safe as possible while moving forward with school and life within […]


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Congratulations! Congratulations to Caleb Johnson and Blake Stumpf for receiving the Louis Armstrong Jazz Awards. Congratulations to Blake Stumpf for receiving the John Philip Sousa Band Award.

Update 5/21/20

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Good evening, As you may know, Governor Reynolds announced yesterday that baseball and softball may begin June 1.  Today, superintendents across the state received further guidance from the Iowa Department of Education. We were informed that junior high sports will remain suspended through June 30. It’s important to note that junior high sports are not […]

Graduation Rescheduled

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GRADUATION RESCHEDULED Graduation scheduled for May 24th has been rescheduled to June 20th at 2:00PM.  If social restrictions are not lifted by June 6, the graduation ceremony will be postponed again to July 25th at 2:00PM.  Graduation will he held outside at Bill Nelson Field. In the event of inclement weather, graduation ceremony will be […]

Update 4/17/20

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To Our Students, Families and Community Today, Governor Kim Reynolds announced that all schools in Iowa will remain closed through the end of the school year to help prevent the further spread of COVID-19. This announcement will continue to affect all West Burlington Independent School District programming and activities. Spring sports have been cancelled and […]

Update 4/7/20

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Return to School: On Thursday afternoon Governor Reynolds announced that Iowa schools are recommended to be closed through April 30th.  These days were not forgiven as were the prior missed days. Schools will need to select from three options for continued learning.  These models or options are cited below: Provide “Voluntary Continuous Learning”  which means […]

April 2020 Superintendent’s Message

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It’s Not a Question of If, But A Question of When? I find such pride in the work of our staff, our students, our parents and the support of our community as we move through the COVID-19 Pandemic. Everyone is committed to doing the best possible for each other. We will soon get to the […]



FREE MEALS for CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE DURING SCHOOL CLOSURE Free meals will be provided to children under 18 years of age. Pickup Sites include West Burlington Elementary, North Hill Elementary in Burlington and Burlington Community High School.  Please click here for more information.

Update 3/17/20

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Dear West Burlington Parents and Guardians I would like to take this opportunity to take a moment to update you with more information regarding the four-week school closure recommended by Governor Kim Reynolds.I will be addressing general district level information.  Each of you have or will be receiving building-specific information from the building principals. I […]

Update: March 16, 2020 12:00 p.m.

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West Burlington Schools are in the process of interpreting the details of the school closure recommendation that will be set forth by Governor Reynolds.   The school has been working to prepare for distance learning in the event of a school closure, however the governor’s directives will dictate a lot of what the school’s response […]

Notice of Nondiscrimination: It is the policy of the West Burlington Independent School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact Equity Coordinator, 607 Ramsey St., (319) 752-8747,